|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 1 Feb 2011 19:36:48 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] DISPOSAL: Emhart Industries and the Woonasquatucket River (RI)|
Pentagon Should Pay Too, Polluter Says By ALEXANDRIA D'ANGELO Courthouse News Service February 1, 2011PROVIDENCE (CN) - Emhart Industries, a dissolved Connecticut corporation, claims the Defense Department should foot some of the bill for cleaning pollution from the Woonasquatucket River. Emhart claims the Navy and Air Force sent it the contaminated steel drums for cleaning, so the Pentagon should pay the bill from the U.S. EPA for cleaning up one of Rhode Island's largest industrialized rivers.
Emhart, corporate successor to Metro-Atlantic, ran a hexachlorophene plant in 1964 and a reconditioning plant for steel drums from 1952 until the early 1970s at the contaminated site in the floodplain of the Woonasquatucket River. The site was placed on the National Priorities List in March 2000.
... For the entire article, see http://www.courthousenews.com/2011/02/01/33780.htm -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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